Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 32 Matching Results

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Amblema plicata, Specimen #70

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #71

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #345

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #346

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #347

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #348

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #349

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #350

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #351

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #352

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; off-white external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #353

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #509

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 8, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Obliquaria reflexa, Specimen #544

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 8, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pleurobema riddellii, Specimen #553

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: November 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #603

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #604

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #605

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #606

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #642

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #643

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #644

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #645

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 1, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #671

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 8, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula apiculata, Specimen #973

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 8, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum